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Tropical Fruit => Tropical Fruit Discussion => Topic started by: Mango_Seed on August 06, 2019, 11:32:44 PM

Title: Tropical Fruits less likely to attract & be eaten by animals & people
Post by: Mango_Seed on August 06, 2019, 11:32:44 PM
I'm interested in tropical fruits & plants less likely to attract & be eaten by animals & people. Some plants may be less attractive if the have poisonous leaves for example like rhubarb. Some may have a strong smell like mint, rosemary or garlic. Some may be not grown commercially. Some might not ship well. Some might look strange. Some may be grown in a foreign land. Some may be hard to pick when properly ripe. Some may stay green and not be noticed. Some might be unfamiliar to the general public and wildlife.

I noticed the iguana near me do not eat my mango tree seedlings, everglade tomato, mustard greens, peanuts, acai palm tree seedling or Jamaican strawberry tree fruit.

I am mostly concerned about iguana, ducks, racoons, birds, and people, but here is a website on Deer Resistant Plants and Flowers to Grow in your Garden

http://www.thegardenhelper.com/deer.html (http://www.thegardenhelper.com/deer.html)

If you know of any other resistant edible plants I'd like to hear about it.   
Title: Re: Tropical Fruits less likely to attract & be eaten by animals & people
Post by: Jabba The Hutt on August 07, 2019, 04:18:43 AM
Cactus fruits? I've yet to see an unedible one and most people/animals don't play with cacti...except tortoises lol
Title: Re: Tropical Fruits less likely to attract & be eaten by animals & people
Post by: Mango_Seed on August 07, 2019, 06:37:01 PM
Ordered some seeds of CARISSA CARANDAS and afterwards discovered it was used in the Great Hedge of India. Now I have the plant to build an impenetrable hedge around my garden.

The Great Hedge of India (Quest for One of the Lost Wonders of the World) by Roy Moxham

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inland_Customs_Line (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inland_Customs_Line)

https://www.cracked.com/article_18533_the-6-most-important-things-humanity-just-plain-forgot.html/ (https://www.cracked.com/article_18533_the-6-most-important-things-humanity-just-plain-forgot.html/)